The outer shell is marine grade automotive carpeting backed with felt. The CSI Flex-Plate® is sewn in between the layers. Available colors are Brown, Gray, Tan, Black, Blue, Green, Red, and Burgundy. The Wear leathers is available in black, brown, rough brown, rough black and Hermann Oak Leather. The leather weight is 6 ounce.
Along with being available in all our CSI Saddle Pad sizes the Marcos Costa cut is built with the CSI Flex-Plate® – the ultimate in technology has finally revolutionized the equine industry with the CSI Flex-Plate® System: The CSI Flex-Plate® has withstood the test of time and use. Our test saddle pads are now nearing 15,000 hours of hard riding at the Lower Snake River Cattle Ranch at the base of the Tetons in Wilson, WY. Our saddle pads are also tested at a busy Texas feedlot and by a host of clinicians and professional horsemen from coast to coast. Plus, there are numerous competition and trail riders that absolutely swear by this saddle pad. The unique design of the CSI Flex-Plate® will reduce or eliminate common saddle fit issue. Because of the three overlapping layers of a very strong polycarbonate material (10,000 psi tensile strength), it simply will not allow any pressure points to radiate into the horse. This design allows for even distribution of the riders weight, saddle tree pressure and any type of impact, including roping. The CSI Flex-Plate® increases the range of motion and the overall comfort for the horse. The CSI Flex-Plate® also creates a foundation for the saddle bars to rest on, creating more stability, allowing the rider to feel more secure.